5 Conversation Design Tips for Customer Acquisition Chatbots

February 14, 2019

When designing a chatbot for customer acquisition, use these five tips to ensure that you’re keeping the user at the forefront of your mind.

Bots for Business

What Are Chatbot Slots, and How Do You Define Them for Your Bot?

February 12, 2019

Chatbot slots, also known as entities, are variables you give your program to let your bot categorize and interpret users’ input. Read on to learn more!

Bot Development

How to Write a Successful Script for Your Bot

February 5, 2019

Read our advice on how to create a creative and conversational script for your bot.

Bot Development

Moving Beyond One Platform

February 5, 2019

Platforms like Messenger have been a preferred playground for developers and brands cutting their teeth on bot building. Now, savvy bot makers are extending their conversational AI strategies beyond the status quo.

Bot Development

Generate Real Estate Leads with Chatbots

January 29, 2019

There are several different bots being used by real estate companies. Learn about the benefits of creating your own bot for real estate.

Bots for Business

How to Get Your Bot Discovered

January 22, 2019

Bots have conquered the internet and are now responsible for 52 percent of all web traffic. Where are chatbots being used, and how can you get yours discovered?

Bot Development

Coding Your Bot: Do You Need to Learn Python?

January 15, 2019

Python is an ideal language for programming chatbots because it has functions that other coding languages don’t. We discuss the benefits of Python in this article.

Bot Development

How to Write Engaging Dialogue for Your Chatbot

January 8, 2019

Effective chatbots communicate with natural, convincing dialogue. Learn some great steps for writing a chatbot dialogue that enables your bot to help users.

Bot Development

Improving Your Chatbot Performance Through A/B Testing

January 1, 2019

You can use A/B testing to make informed decisions that affect your overall chatbot performance. Learn more about A/B testing tools and insights for your bot.

Bot Development

What Is the Future of Bots?

December 26, 2018

Bots are powerful tools that can help companies develop marketing research and enhance user engagement. In this article, we take a look at the future of bots.

Chatbot News

Hiring a Bot Developer? These Top Interview Questions Can Help!

December 18, 2018

Want to make sure your bot developer really knows their stuff? We’ve put together a list of interview questions to help you hire the right bot developer.

Bots for Business

Multilingual Chatbots: Teaching Your Bot New Languages

December 11, 2018

Chatbots that can communicate in multiple languages can help you reach more users. Before you get started, read up on these linguistic and cultural challenges.

Bot Development

Why Good Writing is Central to Conversational AI

December 6, 2018

What role does good writing play in the day-to-day business of bot building? And what is “good writing” anyway? In this article, we explore some of the ways good writing plays a crucial role in your conversational AI strategy.

Bot Development

Speech Recognition: Teaching Your Bot to Speak

December 4, 2018

Voice chatbots can recognize human speech and are a preferred way for consumers to interact with brands. Learn the basics of building a voice chatbot.

Bot Development

Shopping Cart Abandonment? Chatbots to the Rescue!

November 27, 2018

More and more companies are using chatbots to solve e-commerce problems. Explore some common shopping cart abandonment problems, and see how bots can help.

Bots for Business

How to Design a Chatbot’s Personality

November 20, 2018

Follow our practical guide for designing a chatbot’s personality, and create a bot with a fully developed personality that your users will enjoy and trust.

Bot Basics, Bot Development

Building Your Bot: Coding from Scratch vs. Using a Bot Builder

November 13, 2018

There are two main ways to create a bot—hand coding from scratch or using a bot builder. Explore the pros and cons of these two options.

Bot Development, Frameworks and Tools

Listening to Your Bot: Chatbot Metrics and Analytics

November 6, 2018

Chatbots are powerful tools for improving your customers’ experience. So which are the best chatbot metrics for success, and what can you learn from your bot?

Bots for Business

4 Ways Chatbots Help Reduce Carbon Footprint of Your Business

October 30, 2018

Chatbots can do a lot to benefit your business. Explore four use cases for chatbots that can reduce energy consumption and help save you money.

Bots for Business

Get a .BOT Domain Faster with Pandorabots

October 23, 2018

Learn how new and existing Pandorabot users can get a .BOT domain.

Bot Development

How Chatbots Use Conversational Marketing

October 16, 2018

Chatbots are learning from billions of customer interactions to help companies and brands develop conversational marketing strategies.

Bots for Business, Conversational Marketing

Natural Language Processing: Common Challenges

October 9, 2018

Three common challenges with NLP are natural language understanding, information extraction, and natural language generation. Learn more about NLP for chatbots.

Bot Basics, Bot Development

Web Scraping with Bots: The Good and Bad

October 2, 2018

Web scraping uses bots to collect large amounts of data from websites. Web-scraping bots began as helpful tools, but they have also been misused in some ways.

Bots for Business, Chatbots

Human or Bot? Can You Tell the Difference?

September 25, 2018

Humans “talk” to bots online all the time, and AI can make it difficult to discern whether you’re dealing with a bot or a person. Can you tell the difference?

Chatbot News, Chatbots

How to Choose a Framework for Your Next Bot Build

September 11, 2018

It takes a lot of planning to create a bot. Before you even get started coding, check our list of things to consider when you choose a bot framework.

Bot Development, Frameworks and Tools

Bots Against Slavery

September 4, 2018

See how Seattle Against Slavery is fighting sex trafficking with chatbots that pose as sex trafficking victims and that interact directly with the buyers.

Emerging Technology

12 Bots to Integrate in Slack Today

August 28, 2018

Slack is one of the top platforms for bot integration to share everything from tasks to gifs with colleagues. Read about 12 Slackbots you can add today.

Bot Galleries

8 Lessons We Learned from the World’s Most Famous Bots

August 21, 2018

New bots are built on the success of famous bots ELIZA from 1966 and A.L.I.C.E. from 1995. Keep these 8 tips in mind to improve your bot development approach.

Emerging Technology

Feeling Lonely? These Chatbots Will Keep You Company

August 14, 2018

Humans are creating chatbots to keep other humans company. Read more about how people are connecting with bots and the 6 best chatbots to talk with based on your mood.

Bot Galleries

Designing Personality: How Bots Express Themselves Through Language

August 7, 2018

Developers and companies are building bots to sound more like humans, Using these personality design components can improve user experience with your chatbots.

Chatbot News

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